NEFI Legends Dinner | HEAT Show

Legends Dinner 2022

NEFI Legends Awards Dinner to Honor State Association Leaders

When: Tuesday, September, 27, 2022, 6:00PM-9:30PM

Where: Omni Providence Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

Ticket Price: $250


  • Cocktail Reception with Open Bar
  • Multi-course Dinner (with musical accompaniment)
  • Complete Access to Legends Awards Ceremony
  • Complimentary Champagne Toast

Dress: Formal/Black-Tie Optional

Over the past six months, the liquid heating fuel industry has been challenged like never before in its 100-year history. Amid this turmoil, our state association leaders from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have remained the front line of defense for our industry's family businesses.

On September 27, please join NEFI and our association partners as we present these industry leaders with our highest honor, the NEFI Legends Award:


Chris Herb
Connecticut Energy Marketers Association

Bob Sculley
Executive Director
Energy Marketers Association of New Hampshire

Eric DeGesero
Executive Vice President
Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey

Kris DeLair
Executive Director
Empire State Energy Association

Rocco Lacertosa
Chief Executive Offcier
New York State Energy Coalition

Ellen Valentino
Executive Vice President
Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association

Charlie Summers
President & CEO
Maine Energy Marketers Association

Michael Ferrante
Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association

Ted Harris
Executive Vice President
Pennsylvania Petroleum Association

Diane Quesnelle
Executive Director
Energy Marketers Association of Rhode Island

Matt Cota
Executive Director
Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

Event Schedule

6:00: Cocktail Reception with Open Bar
7:15: Welcoming Remarks from NEFI President Sean Cota and Legends Dinner Master of Ceremonies, Jim Townsend
7:25: Dinner Service (with musical accompaniment)
After Dinner: Presentation of Legends Awards
9:30PM: Champagne Toast to All Legends Past and Present

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